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Sand Dunz Beach Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe,
455 Motutara Road | On the corner of intersection before the beach, Muriwai Beach, Auckland 0881, New Zealand
+64 9-411 8558
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  • Average17%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
“ice cream” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
455 Motutara Road | On the corner of intersection before the beach, Muriwai Beach, Auckland 0881, New Zealand
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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

We just got a few coffee takeaways. Nice friendly service. Prices were good. Good located next to the beach. Looked alright.

Thank PriceMTL
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

This cafe was a really pleasant surprise. We were expecting boring tourist priced basic food but instead got some really nice dishes. The beans were home made and the coffee was tasty. Even though the cafe was constantly busy the staff were friendly and helpful....More

Thank Brixtonkiwi
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

5 of us came for lunch. Food arrived very fast & we all really enjoyed our meals. Coffee was hot and delicious.

Thank PdH24
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

A family that goes out for breakfast. While taking the last order are advised there will be a half hour wait. Our meals were staggered. When we finally got our meals it was over an hour from when we ordered. The food was average. So...More

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed April 23, 2018

We have been here several times and highly recomment it for delicious lunches and interesting menu's. The food is always lovely , service good and a nice clean and friendly place. Nice clean toilets and leather couches for conversation areas as well as indoor and...More

Thank BrendaMatamata_N_Z
Reviewed April 19, 2018

Clean, tidy facilities and well organised, friendly staff. The milkshakes were lovely. No price scalping despite it being Easter weekend unlike another nearby cafe. Loved the presence of a small free reading book nook. Great idea.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Really yummy burger and fries and all that for a decent price. Great menu. Friendly staff. Very good.

Thank SvenB1934
Reviewed February 21, 2018

In the morning we stopped for coffee and cake- lemon cake was lovely so this was ok even though we thought a bit expensive. With so little else on offer in the area they really have cornered the market. We then decided to return for...More

Thank Allgoodthyngs
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

Don't come here for fish and chips. The food is very expensive and petty average. Our fish tasted like something you buy in a box from the supermarket and wasn't even cooked properly. After waiting half an hour for it we were pretty disappointed. Could...More

Thank NatalieS4479
Reviewed February 14, 2018

If you're down this way the Sand Dunz is a must. The people running the café are a delight and so is what they serve up. The place is a lot of open spaces with a bit of allsorts even lounges if that's what you'd...More

Thank Reuben M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 455 Motutara Road | On the corner of intersection before the beach, Muriwai Beach, Auckland 0881, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Muriwai Beach
  • Phone Number: +64 9-411 8558
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We have a cafe which opens from 7.30am - 4.00pm seven days a week. The kitchen offers all day breakfasts and a range of lunches, including fish & chips. Come try our wonderful blend of coffee too. We also have takeaways available till 5.00pm.
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